Navratri Special – Detox Your Body While Being on Fast
Following are two ways in which you can not only cut down fat intake but also detox your body, while remaining on fast during navratri.
Fruits are a great snack idea; most of them are low calorie dense and full of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and fiber. Instead of fried, high salt trans-fat source, commercially prepared namkeens reach for a seasonal fresh fruit. Use the air fryer to make low fat options of fried snacks like kuttu cutlets, sago pappad, pakora, kuttu atta cheela.Singhara flour pancakes are also a healthy snack option. Nutrition booster to add to your list are nuts, seeds and dry fruits. Have a handful every day to stave of hunger pangs, load up on prebiotic fiber of raisins and polyphenols of dry nuts and seeds.
Processed sugar can be replaced with jaggery (gur) or honey. Spices are a power house of antioxidants and protective foods. They add health and taste to food as well as aiding in digestion. Jeera (cumin), elaichi (cardamom) and dhania (coriander seeds) are known for their carminative action.